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Coronavirus Tips for Truck Drivers

Though things are starting to slowly reopen across the US, the presence of COVID-19 is still something to take seriously. There are no vaccines or specific treatment options available, which means if you contract it, you mostly have to let it run its course. For those with pre-existing health conditions, as well as older individuals, this can ultimately prove

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Why People Decide to Be Truck Drivers

There are countless jobs out there to choose from. However, it can be difficult to know whether or not a job is right for you until you actually do it. One thing that can help is to learn why other people have chosen a particular profession.  Today, we’d like to share a few of the reasons why people embrace the

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Can I Become a Truck Driver Online?

With the current COVID-19 outbreak shutting down schools almost everywhere, people are utilizing a variety of online platforms and tools to complete their education. Virtual education has long been a growing area, especially as more people look for alternatives to attending a 4-year college in person.  If you’ve been considering becoming a truck

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Driving for Small or Large Freight Companies

With so many jobs available in the trucking industry, many current and potential drivers aren’t sure where to find the best driving opportunities. While some trucking companies offer enticing sign-on bonuses, that doesn’t tell you what it’s like to drive for them.  It’s important that you choose a job that meets your on-going needs and preferences. One thing

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Mental Health Among Truck Drivers

Mental health issues are something that affect everyone in some way. While mental illness has long held a stigma, recent years have started to change the public perception of conditions such as depression, anxiety, and more. With the change in perception, many more people have begun to open up with the

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Millennials and Truck Driving

The job industry is experiencing a lot of shake up at the moment.  As we mentioned in our previous post, the outbreak of COVID-19 is having a unique effect on trucking. While some companies and subsects within the industry are experiencing shortages and a lack of miles, others are seeing a surge in

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How Coronavirus is Affecting the Trucking Industry

As you’re well aware, the world is facing a serious pandemic. While some industries are getting hit harder than others, we’re reaching a point where everyone is being affected by COVID-19. The trucking industry is no different, though it finds itself in a unique situation.   In certain sections of freight and logistics, work is drying up as events are being

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Protecting Yourself from the Sun as a Truck Driver

Almost everyone loves the longer days that come with spring and summer. Especially truck drivers. Daytime drives are more enjoyable and generally safer. But they do come with their own unique risks. One of the biggest, yet least noticeable is sun exposure.   While a little bit of sun can be a good thing for your body, too

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Am I Qualified to be a Truck Driver?

With the growing need for more truck drivers and the number of quality truck driving jobs available, now is a great time to join the profession.  Before you start down the path of becoming a trucker, however, it’s important to understand the qualifications. Below, we’ve written out the general requirements for truck drivers. You should also know that

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